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Boca Raton, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Boca Raton had a population of 92,597 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Boca Raton is located at latitude 26.3587 and longitude -80.0831 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the City of Boca Raton (see map below) encompass a land area of 29.32 sq. miles and a water area of 1.97 sq. miles. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The City of Boca Raton (GNIS ID: 2403887) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Boca Raton is located within Boca Raton CCD of Palm Beach County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Boca Raton: Boca Ratone, Bocaraton.

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Boca Raton, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 92,597
Population in Households 88,943
Population in Familes 64,695
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,654
Population Density2 3,158
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $77,014
Average Household Income $122,589
Per Capita Income $54,360


Total Housing Units 48,085 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,485 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,938 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,662 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $409,471
Average Home Value $584,464


Total Households 40,423
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 23,202
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.13% 1.07%
Households 1.15% 1.11%
Families 0.87% 0.93%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Boca Raton, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boca Raton to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 97th
Population Density # 247 73rd
Diversity Index # 477 48th
Median Household Income # 103 89th
Per Capita Income # 71 92nd

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